Selina Walker owned this land in 1871 having purchased from Italian stonemason Ponziano Cavalli. She lived at first in a stone house at the Alexandra Street end of the property. This two-storey wooden house was built in 1901. Selina was one of the 13 children of Dr Francis Campbell, Superintendent of Tarban Asylum, 1848-1868. She was married in 1857 at St Anne’s Ryde, to Dr George Walker and they had 8 children. Walker died in 1870 aged 39. Selina was Superintendent of the Girls Industrial School at Cockatoo Island from the mid 1870s to 1890. She died in 1913.
Hunters Hill NSW 2110